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Gujarat maritime board to take call on dismantling of ‘toxic’ ship at Alang: Centre to SC

NEW DELHI, June 24: The Union environment and forests ministry has stepped into the controversy over beaching rights and breaking of the ship, Exxon Valdez (rechristened as Oriental Nicety), at India's biggest ship-breaking yard at Alang by leaving the decision to the Gujarat Maritime Board (GMB).
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New industries to install apparatus to check environmental damage

LUCKNOW, June 22: In a decision that might discourage industries to come to the state, government has made it mandatory for all the upcoming industrial units to put in place 'extra' infrastructure to check the damage caused to environment.
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Punjab to take necessary measures to prevent pollution in Ghaggar

CHANDIGARH, June 22: The Chief Minister of Punjab, Parkash Singh Badal stated that his government would take all necessary measures to prevent pollution in the Ghaggar river.

Civic body in dock for jaundice deaths

MUMBAI, June 21: A day after chief minister Prithviraj Chavan visited Ichalkaranji, where 29 persons have succumbed to jaundice, the Maharashtra Pollution Control Boa

CSE's Environmental Assessment of Jasodharpur Industrial Area in Uttarakhand

Jasodharpur Industrial Area (JIA) of the State  Infrastructure and Industrial Development  Corporation of Uttarakhand (SIDCUL) has about  20 factories producing steel using induction  furnaces. Situated near Kotdwar town of Pauri  Garhwal district in Uttarakhand, JIA was set up in  1996-97. 

Seeking an answer to Chennai's mounting e-waste problem

Chennai, June 15: The next time you go to buy a laptop or a hard disk at one of those swanky showrooms, chances are that the salesperson would, besides telling you the features of the device, also give you detailed instructions on how to discard the equipment and the contact details of their collection centres. 
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Govt to reconsider buffer zones policy

PANAJI, June 13: The state government on Tuesday told the high court of Bombay at Goa that it is reconsidering its policy on demarcation of 

Goa State Pollution Control Board officials inspect Arossim contamination site

MARGAO, June 12: Following complaints from villagers of Cansaulim, Arossim and Cueliem (CAC) that contaminated water from storm water drains was flowing into the sea at Arossim beach, officials from the Goa state pollution control board

No violation is minor, says government

NEW DELHI, June 9: Whether a project developer builds a factory or a part of it illegally, the environment ministry will treat the entire construction illegal and won't classify the violations as major and minor, unlike a proposal that was mooted earlier.
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